Marginal note:Exception when authorized
11.16 (1) Sections 11.14 and 11.15 and paragraphs 12(1)(g) to (h.1) do not prevent the adoption, use or registration as a trade-mark or otherwise, in connection with a business, of a protected geographical indication, or any translation of it in any language, with the consent of the responsible authority.
Marginal note:Exception for personal names
(2) Sections 11.14 and 11.15 do not prevent a person from using, in the course of trade, the person’s name or the name of the person’s predecessor in title, except where the name is used in such a manner as to mislead the public.
Marginal note:Exception for comparative advertising
(3) Sections 11.14 and 11.15 do not prevent a person from using a protected geographical indication, or any translation of it in any language, in comparative advertising.
Marginal note:Exception not applicable to labels or packaging
(4) Subsection (3) does not apply to comparative advertising on labels or packaging.
- 1994, c. 47, s. 192
- 2014, c. 32, s. 56(F)
- 2017, c. 6, s. 64
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